North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum, Grass Valley

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  • I live in Grass Valley and take visitors there to get a comprehensive look at the history of mining in California. You can take a docent-guided tour or just wander around.They have artifacts, photos, ...  more »
  • This is such an interesting little spot for kids and adults alike. If you are fascinated with history and the gold rush era, this is a peak into exactly that. In addition to bringing my own children h...  more »
  • A very small museum that explains the mining history of Nevada County. Nevada County was famous for using hard rock mining. This gem explains the techniques used to make it happen. Very interesting an...  more »
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  • A really informative guide who clearly had a passion for the mine. Really enjoyed this trip.
  • Interesting exhibit of water wheels, mining history, and minerals. Probably best for adults or older kids. Nice park setting with picnic tables across the bridge. Cool inside the store building.
  • Great little tour for free or donation.
  • They have some interesting exhibits

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